Minister of Planning and Economic Development
The minister explained that the trade balance deficit during the period from January to March 2021 amounted to about $9.6 billion, compared to $9.7 billion in the corresponding period in 2020.
This came during a joint meeting between the Ministers of Planning, Manpower and Solidarity with the participation of, Minister of Manpower, Mohamed Saafan, Minister of Solidarity Nevine al-Kabbaj, Head of the National Council for Women Maya Morsy.
The minister said that the transformation into a knowledge economy and society is no longer a sub-issue of concern to the elite.
She made her statements at a forum held on Sunday to discuss the status of Egyptian women under the State’s plans to enhance women representation in leading positions.